Melbourne hayfever sufferers sniffled through worst pollen count day of 2016

MELBURNIANS sniffled and sneezed their way through the worst hayfever day of the year yesterday.

Pollen levels were classed as extreme yesterday, at 154 grass grains per cubic metre of air — our worst day of the year so far.

Melbourne University Professor Ed Newbigin, who runs the Melbourne pollen count and forecast website, said Monday was the second extreme day in five days.

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